Archive | January, 2007

Shaman Journeys into the Dreamtime : An Interview with Juan from Dream Magick (part 1 of 2)

28 Jan

Sorry, this interview is no longer available. You would probably enjoy reading the following posts though: The Shaman’s Dreamtime – My Diet with Ajo Sacha Tea (Introduction) The Shaman’s Dreamtime, My Diet with Ajo Sacha – full report Chacruna Report by Juan from DreamMagick They’re awesome. I promise.

Update: Lucid Dreaming in 2 Weeks: a MILD Technique Experiment

27 Jan

2 weeks have passed and I’ve had a few interesting experiences and observations since I proclaimed I would practice MILD every night. (Disclaimer: I admit, I didn’t do it every night, but almost!) One effect I noticed is that heavily focusing on having a lucid dream can be a trying ordeal. You can’t push yourself […]

Philosophical Speculations on Life, Death, Reincarnation, and Consciousness

19 Jan

Observer by H. Koppdelaney

Disclaimer: emphasis on the word speculation. It wasn’t too long ago that I realized that expanding consciousness is the same as eradicating consciousness. When one exclaims a feeling of oneness with the universe they are paradoxically expanding their consciousness at the expense of their individual sense of self. Meditation, rhythmic dancing, etc all lessen the […]

Ramtha and JZ Knight: What the BLEEP is that all about!?

16 Jan

So I got the “What the Bleep Do We Know?” DVD set for Christmas. If you’ve not seen the movie, it’s about how we are all creators of of own reality. This idea is promoted with a blend of mysticism and quantum physics wrapped around a story of a woman coming to terms with her […]

Lucid Dreaming in 2 Weeks: a MILD Technique Experiment

13 Jan

For the next 14 nights, I’m going to diligently practice the MILD technique to induce lucid dreaming. If you’re not familiar with this technique, check out this link for an excellent concise explanation. I did this last night and while I didn’t become lucid, I did succeed in taking one dream and making it (seemingly) […]

Lucid Dreams and Out of Body Experiences: The Same Thing?

6 Jan

Inside of a dream, we exist independently of the outer world that our waking consciousness normally perceives. The localized sense of self that sees, hears, talks, and thinks in my waking life moves inward at night to the dream world. Here, I experience a realm that exists entirely inside the domain of my inner consciousness. […]